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1 .Finely chop both the red & white cabbage, slice the spring onions and julienne the carrots (very finely sliced with a mandolin if you have one).
2. Chop the fresh chilli finely and put all the vegetables in a large mixing bowl.
3. In a small saucepan combine the brown sugar, soy sauce and rice wine vinegar, heat gently until the sugar dissolves. Leave to chill.
4. Finely chop the chilli then add to the vinegar and soy sauce with the lime juice, garlic, olive oil, and coriander, whisk until well incorporated.
5. Pour the dressing over the vegetables and mix well until they are all coated with the dressing. Garnish with fresh coriander leaves.
Great with barbeques, try as a change to traditional coleslaw, can serve with pretty much anything that you would serve salad with.
Best made on the day you are going to eat it.
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